by Calculated Risk on 4/04/2022 09:11:00 PM
From Matthew Graham at Mortgage News Daily: Mortgage Rates Slightly Lower to Begin New Week
o At 8:00 AM ET, Corelogic House Price index for February.
o At 8:30 AM, Trade Balance report for February from the Census Bureau. The consensus is the trade deficit to be $88.7 billion. The U.S. trade deficit was at $89.7 billion in January.
o At 10:00 AM, the ISM Services Index for March.
On COVID (focus on hospitalizations and deaths):
AgoGoalPercent fully Vaccinated65.6%—>=70.0%1Fully Vaccinated (millions)217.9—>=2321New Cases per Day325,07426,185<=5,0002Hospitalized310,34813,574<=3,0002Deaths per Day3572680<=5021 Minimum to achieve “herd immunity” (estimated between 70% and 85%).
2my goals to stop daily posts,
37-day average for Cases, Currently Hospitalized, and Deaths
? Increasing 7-day average week-over-week for Cases, Hospitalized, and Deaths
? Goal met.
This graph shows the daily (columns) and 7-day average (line) of deaths reported.New cases, hospitalizations and deaths are all declining.
Average daily deaths are the lowest since early August 2021.